Archive for May 17th, 2012

Kayden Ke’uaokalani Arenas-Catrett

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May 4, 2012
Kayden Ke’uaokalani Arenas-Catrett, infant son of Pono Catrett and Kennelyn Arenas of Kapaau, Hawaii, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Kapiolani Medical Center. He is also survived by grandparents Rhoniel and Divina Arenas, and Izzy Kalaau-Catrett; and great-grandparents Carol Kalaau, Maria Ramos, Rosalinda Arenas and Erdulfo Ramos. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kohala County Cemetery.

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Betty May Avilla Chamizo

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April 18, 2012
Betty May Avilla Chamizo, 85, of Honolulu, a retired photo studio laboratory technician, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Keaau, Hawaii. She is survived by son William J. Avilla; daughters Patricia and Genny De Jesus, and Iris Souza; stepson Edward; stepdaughters Lorraine Hamilton, Judy Gonsalves and Mary Ann Kaopua; sisters Ollie Rodrigues, Rosaline Gutierres and Melva Correa; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Church, Kaimuki. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Urn burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Eileen Kim Kyau Cremer

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May 12, 2012
Eileen Kim Kyau Cremer, 83, of Kula, Maui, a housekeeping industry retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Raymond Jr., Carl, Eric and Joey; daughter Rayleen Galke; brother Lester Ching; sisters Amanda Perez, Margaret-Mary Vosconcellos, Ernestine Young, Edna Francisco, Helen Baptist, Blossom Boyett and Pearl Granger; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Kahului Seventh-day Adventist Church, 261 S. Puunene Ave. Sharing of memories: 10:30 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Final viewing at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dale W.V. Francisco

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April 19, 2012
Dale W.V. Francisco, 68, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Karen L., son David D.K., daughter Michelle L. Morihara, mother La Paz, brothers Van and Darrell, sister Erlinda Hazelrigg and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Michael T. Fujita

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April 18, 2012
Michael T. Fujita, 48, of Waipahu, a certified public accountant and professor of accounting at Leeward Community College, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sharon, daughters Michele and Malia, mother Irene, brother Chad and sisters Shawn Leland and Tracie Marote. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Marcelino Pascual Gabriel

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May 7, 2012
Marcelino Pascual “Celin” Gabriel, 100, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a former rice farmer in the Ilocos region of the Philippines and a retired Mauna Kea Sugar Co. planting machine crewman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Camangaan, Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by sons Andy, Terry and Bernard; daughter Perpetua Melchor; brother Juan; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:
9 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section, Hilo. Work or casual attire.

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Robert Blair Graham

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May 8, 2012
Robert Blair “Bob” Graham, 82, of Kuliouou, formerly of Boise, Idaho, a retired city director of data systems, died. He was born in Hot Lake, Ore. He is survived by wife Elizabeth L. Noroian; sons John W., Thomas L. and Roderick W.; brothers Charles P. and Franklin R.; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Kilohana Methodist Church, 5829 Mahimahi St., Honolulu. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Jane Grace Kwock Hew

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April 20, 2012
Jane Grace Kwock Hew, 96, of Honolulu, a retired part-owner of Bingham Market, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Chauncey L. and daughter Shirley A. Petrak. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Kathy Emi Hosaka

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April 14, 2012
Kathy Emi Hosaka, 43, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Joyce T. and sisters Arlene Nanri and Doreen Hosaka-Lum. Private services.

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Yoshiyuki Imai

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May 14, 2012
Yoshiyuki “Pop” Imai, 91, of Wailuku, a retired Fuku Construction carpenter foreman, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Haruye; son Jerry; daughters Janice Kitagawa, Sharon Otsubo, Sharleen Toyama and Aimee Arakawa; brothers Hideto and Noburo; sisters Yoshiko Fujiwara and Miyoko Hamaguchi; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Robert Eugene Jablonski

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May 14, 2012
Robert Eugene “Bob” Jablonski, 79, of Kailua-Kona, owner of BJ Pools and Spas, captain of commercial fishing boat the Manini and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by wife Linda, daughters Lori Jablonski and Lisa Graves, hanai daughter Jo Ellen Cerny, stepson Ross Crampton, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kona Stake Center. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, 73-3245 Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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Carl Tokio Nagata Jr.

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May 13, 2012
Carl Tokio Nagata Jr., 24, of Kahului, a cleaning corporation manager, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Carl Sr. and Linda; brother Kyle; sisters Kellie Nagata, Jamie Vegas and Kanani Santos; and grandparents Issac and Victoria Kanoa. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Stanley Hayao Kage

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April 29, 2012
Stanley Hayao Kage, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Aiea High School teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Jason, brother Gerald, sisters Arlene Yamamoto and Harriet Ishitani, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Shane Nelmida Matias

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May 13, 2012
Shane Nelmida Matias, 52, of Lihue, a former security guard at Garden Island Security and Freeman Guards, bus driver at Akita Enterprises and cook at JJ’s Broiler, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Stacie T. Okiura-Matias; stepfather Richard Fukushima, stepmother Petronilla Remollino; brothers John W. and Max R. Jr.; and sisters Leah Taylor, Christine L. Hao and Marissa Matias. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment.

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Mildred Maile McManus

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May 5, 2012
Mildred Maile McManus, 76, of Kaneohe, a homemaker and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She is survived by son Luke L. and daughter Maile J. Steele. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Michael Siosaia Tava Hemoleleikamalie Meli

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May 13, 2012
Michael Siosaia Tava Hemoleleikamalie Meli, 12, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools sixth-grader, athlete and Boy Scouts of America-Arrow of Light and First Class, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Michael and Valerie, brothers Siosaia and Alfred, sisters Sisilia and Amelia, and grandparents Amelia Akau and Luseane Meli. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaimuki Ward, 4847 Kilauea Ave. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Edith Kimiye Miyazono

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EDITH KIMIYE MIYAZONO

Miyazono Minyo Buyo Kai Kaishu

89, of Honolulu, passed away on May 5, 2012. Survived by husband, Larry Kunio; son, Lawrence; daughter, Patricia Miyazono-Enomoto; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Elsie Hirota. Services will be held Sunday (5/20) at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. Services at 3:30 p.m. Casual attire, no flowers.

Kay T. Nakayama

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May 5, 2012
Kay T. Nakayama, 97, of Mililani died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Amy N. Townsend, sister Mildred Sakata, caregivers the Donley family and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Nancy Aiko Okuma-Kalanui

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April 26, 2012
Nancy Aiko Okuma-Kalanui, 85, of Honolulu died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Carl, Conrad and Greg Okuma; daughters Evelyn Okuma and Anita Okino; brothers Mitsuo Nakasone, and Eizo, Harry and George “Masa” Nohara; sister Marie “Hiroko” Ishibashi; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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LAWRENCE “LARRY” ORIBIO

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LAWRENCE “LARRY” ORIBIO

Age 69, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away April 9, 2012 in Honolulu. Born September 25, 1942 in Waialua, Hawaii. Lawrence was a retired senior manager from Beneficial Finance Company.

He is survived by wife, Ann-Mitch Oribio; sons, Lawrence B. Oribio, Lance M. Oribio; daughters, Camille A. Oribio, Laura M. Freitas, Lei E. Rudometkin; sisters, Edna Rojas, Angelina Argayoso, Dorothy Morales, Loraine Koenig, Shirley Spaltaro; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grand-children.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday (May 21) at St John Apostle & Evangelist Church; (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani) Celebration of Life 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Charles T. Ormsby

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May 13, 2012
Charles T. “Chuck” Ormsby, 69, of Lahaina, a retired Navy chief petty officer, died. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by daughters Renee and Sandra Ormsby, and Christen Clark; brother Thomas; sisters Sheila Guerrazzi and Marie Brugmans; and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. today at Wahikuli Beach Park, Lahaina. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com or www.legacy.com.

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Rogelio Franklin Sele

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April 19, 2012
Rogelio Franklin Sele, 66, of Mililani, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Naomi, sons Roy M.L. and James, daughter Malia, brother Jed, sisters Rosie Caracol and Cindy Aguinaldo, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Ervin L. Story

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May 14, 2012
Ervin L. Story, 85, of Lahaina, an Army veteran who served with the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion and a retired entrepreneur, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Francille, son Ervin L. Jr and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at King’s Cathedral, 777 Mokulele Highway, Kahului. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lillian Lu Sun

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May 6, 2012
Lillian “Lilly” Lu Sun, 93, of Honolulu, a retired food and beverage manager at Hilton Hawaiian Village, Holiday Inn Waikiki and Blum’s San Francisco, died in Hale Ola Kino. She was born in Beijing. She is survived by son Edward B.T., daughter Linda S. Crowder and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Entombment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Tina Lee Takushi

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May 13, 2012
Tina Lee Takushi, 84, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son Harry Allen, brother Soon Kun Lee and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Cecil Zimbra

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April 28, 2012
Cecil Zimbra, 98, of Kaneohe, a retired pipefitter at Hickam Air Force Base, former paniolo at McCandless Ranch in Waimea, Hawaii, and retired custodian at Puohala Elementary School, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Ahualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Rudolph and Richard, daughters Betty Bazell and Margaret Silva, brother Morris, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann Catholic Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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